Monthly Trading Report - January 2017

PUBLISHED ON 14-Feb-2017

The value of equities traded on Nasdaq Dubai in January 2017 reached USD 120,992,804, an increase of 1% from USD 119,770,818 in January 2016 and 5% higher than USD 115,162,049 in December 2016. 

Volume in January 2017 reached 12,142,953 shares, down 3% from 12,488,040 shares in January 2016 and 6% higher than 11,446,420 shares in December 2016.

The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended January 2017 at 3,345, up 1.5% from 3,294 at the end of December 2016.     

The index tracks 20 liquid stocks listed on Dubai Financial Market, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange and Nasdaq Dubai. It has been designed as a hedging and investment mechanism for GCC and international investors.

On Nasdaq Dubai’s equity futures market, 178,976 contracts traded in January 2017, down 7% from  191,840 contracts in December 2016. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market in January was Menacorp, followed by Mubasher and then Al Ramz.

The futures market currently consists of single stock futures on nine UAE-listed companies: Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Aldar Properties, Arabtec Holding, DP World, Dubai Islamic Bank, DXB Entertainments, Emaar Properties, Etisalat and Union Properties. 

Members market share – January 2017

Top 10 brokers % of equities traded value
EFG-Hermes Brokerage 53.61
Emirates NBD Securities 18.9
Mubasher 15.02
Arqaam Securities 7.32
Mashreq Securities 1.3
Menacorp 1.09
Al Ramz Capital 0.74
NBAD Securities 0.73
SHUAA Securities 0.45
SHUAA Capital 0.37
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